Facilities & Rentals

The Aeolian Hall

The Aeolian is a beautiful and unique location to host your event. Although renowned for its acoustic/live music presentations, the Aeolian is a versatile facility and can host the following types of events:

  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Fundraisers
  • Conferences
  • Art Exhibitions
  • Meetings
  • Musicals
  • Comedy
  • Community Events
  • Readings & Lectures
  • Classes

Seating Chart

Stage Details

  • Raised from the auditorium floor approx. 4 feet
  • The stage is sloped toward the audience behind the proscenium only

Hall Details

  • Proscenium arch on stage with wings
  • Yamaha CFIII Concert grand piano
  • Backstage entrance staircases at stage right and stage left
  • Green Room below the stage which is accessible from Main Hall and Stage Door Entrance; includes two washroom/change rooms, one shower, refrigerator, microwave, kitchen counter with three sinks, chairs, and a dining area
  • Main Floor is flat and has chairs which can be re-configured for various events
  • Lobby area with washrooms
  • Elevator access from Dundas Street entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible to hall main floor and balcony
  • customized seating with varying capacity upon request. full rows, mixed cabaret, cabaret, and dance hall available. round tables seating 4, 6 and 8.

Maximum Capacity

Main Floor # of People
Full Concert Seating 313
Mixed Cabaret 160
Tables / No Dance Floor 128
Tables / Dance Floor 104
Standing Reception 272
Balcony # of People
Theatre Seats 60

House Sound & LIGHT

The Aeolian is known for its superb acoustics and has a wonderful sound system.

The Aeolian Hall is a world-class performing arts centre with a sound and light system designed to best express the unique sound qualities of the venue and its performers. In this space, less amplification results in a better quality sound for our patrons to enjoy.

The system includes:

House Sound & Lighting:


4x Adamson CS10 Speakers
1x Adamson A218 Sub
8x J.B.L JRX 112m Monitor speakers
2x EV ZLX 12p powered monitors
1x Lab Gruppen 120:4 power amplifier
1x Lab Gruppen 80:4 power amplifier
2x Qsc Rmx 1850 power amplifiers
1x Midas M32 Digital Mixing Console
1x Midas DL32 digital Snake


4x Shure QLXD4vWireless Systems
1x Shure UA8C+SWB Antenna Distribution System
2x  Shure KSA1 Condenser Mics
1x Shure 98a Boundary Condenser Mic
1x Shure Beta 52a Drum Mic
4x Shure Beta 58 Mics
2x Shure Beta 57 Mics
2x Shure SM 58 Mics
2x Shure SM57 Mics
3x Sennheiser e904 Mics
2x Sennheiser e906 Mics
1x Sennheiser e614 Condenser Mic
2x AKG C535 EB Mic

  Direct Boxes

4x Digiflex DPDI Boxes
4x JDI DI Boxes
2x Radial SB-1 Di Boxes
30x Assorted Microphone cables


25x Large Microphone Stands
6x Short Microphone Stands
1x Keyboard Stand
6x Guitar Stand
10x Music Stands

Lighting Systems

8x Chauvet Colorado Quad Zoom Lights
7x Chauvet Colorado T3 Bars
5x American DJ Vizi Wash 7 Lights
4x American DJ Vizi Wash Z19 Lights
4x American DJ Focus Spot 4Z Lights
1x ETC Coloursource 40 Lighting Console

Aeolian’s House Sound & Lighting TechNicians:

Christoph Babin

Christoph has taught Live Audio and served as a technical maintenance technician at the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART).  For over three decades he worked as a freelance live audio engineer for local production companies and touring bands.  His work has taken him into venues ranging in size from clubs and houses of worship to theatres and arenas.  Each upcoming show is a new delight for Christoph.  He loves cultivating the trust of artists to help them perform at their best.  Christoph is a foundational pillar in the success of Aeolian’s reputation as one of the best venues in Canada.

Colin Caleb

Colin Caleb is The Aeolian’s expert in recorded audio, videography and also works in production as a live sound technician.
Colin has been a part of the musical fabric of London for over 20 years, in that time he has been both a free lance sound engineer and a DJ, at various London Clubs. In his spare time he is a volunteer at the W.E.A.N Community Centre and host to a podcast: Real Talk Straight Talk.  The podcast explores relevant issues in London’s Black Community.


YOUR EVENT: renting aeolian hall

for profit rental rates (Production)

Monday to friday, 10 am to 3 pm: $185/hour, plus hst
(2 hour minimum)
Monday to thursday, 3 pm to midnight: $210/hour, plus hst
(4 hour minimum)
friday & Weekends: $250/hour, plus hst
(4 hour minimum)
holidays & after midnight: $300/hour, plus hst
(as part of existing rental)
  • In all instances, the Aeolian Sound Technician will be present to assist and supervise the use of Aeolian equipment. Independent audio engineers, if subcontracted by the client, must be approved by the Aeolian Sound Technician and work with the Aeolian Technical Team.

NOT for profit rental rates

Monday to FRiday, 10 am to 3 pm: $155/hour, plus hst
(2 hour minimum)
Monday to thursday, 3 pm to midnight: $175/hour, plus hst
(4 hour minimum)
friday & Weekends, 3 PM to midnight: $195/hour, plus hst
(4 hour minimum)
holidays & after midnight: $300/hour, plus hst
(as part of existing rental)

Not for Profit rates are offered to recording clients who have registered Not For Profit status (a not for profit number). The Not For Profit number must be registered to the individual or organization who signs the recording contract and may not be a third party. Not for profit pricing is not guaranteed regardless of status. Not For Profit pricing is not available in November and December.

additional services

Recording & Production Services
Please go to: Aeolian recording studios
sound & Light technical services: $70/hour
(minimum hour bookings apply)
southen lounge & rehearsal studios: $50/hour plus hst (DAY)
(rehearsal or teaching use only)
southen lounge & vip bar: $75/hour plus hst (DAY)
(reception or event use. minimum hour bookings apply)
southen lounge & vip bar: $150/hour plus hst (evening)
(reception or event use. minimum hour bookings apply, $150 Closed bar fee)
D&S Lounge & vip bar: $150/hour plus hst (evening)
(reception or event use. minimum hour bookings apply, $150 Closed bar fee)
gloyd meeting room: $75/hour plus hst
(minimum hour bookings apply)
Rebelheart lounge: $75/Hour plus hst
(minimum hour bookings apply)
Studio 5: $50/use plus HST
(with hall rental)
commercial kitchen: $150/use plus hst
(with hall rental)
commercial kitchen: $75/hour plus hst
(without hall rental, minimum hour bookings apply)
rental consulting/event planning: $30/hour
(after first two complimentary hours)
piano rental : $50/use (upon approval) plus hst
(with hall rental)
piano tuning: $130.00/use plus hst
(with piano rental)
merchandise bar: 15% of all merchandise sales
(includes float and volunteer sales coordinator)


A HOLD may be placed on any free date in the Aeolian Production Calendar. The HOLD is a reference point and does not guarantee your booking. You must confirm your HOLD within 10 business dates to guarantee that you do not lose the date to another party. If the date is challenged by another potential lessee, every attempt will be made to notify you and you will be asked whether you can confirm the date. An event is confirmed only when a 50% deposit is made and a contract is signed. A 2nd or 3rd hold may be placed on the same date pending the decision of the 1st hold within the 10 business day time frame. In the case that the Aeolian needs the date for production, all holds will be forfeited to us.

Technical Services

Rental of sound and light technical services rental includes use of the house sound console, lighting board, and other technical equipment. We require the use of our Aeolian Hall Sound and Lighting Technician. Knowledge of the acoustic properties of our spaces and equipment is essential to the success of your event.

Other technicians who wish to use the Aeolian sound and light console must be approved by management. Not renting technical services infers that no service is required beyond turning on house lights. No changes to house lighting, use of sound equipment, or technical support will be provided.

projector & screen rental, $50 plus hst
(with facility rental)


We offer you the greatest flexibility in choosing a caterer for your event. You are welcome to explore the culinary choices that best suit your event.

If you require assistance in choosing a caterer please contact us as we have experience with various caterers in the area. We will strive to find you the perfect match making your occasion unique and memorable. Aeolian Hall maintains a list of preferred caterers and reserves the right to decline access to some catering companies at our discretion. Event catering requires catering staff to be onsite before, during and after an event. Aeolian Hall will not be responsible for clearing and busing tables, stowing food, dishes or cookware, etc. Aeolian Hall cannot be held responsible for items lost or left behind by rental clients or their third party agents.

We want every event at the Aeolian to be successful and are willing to work with clients to achieve this goal. Each rental comes with a maximum of two hours of staff consulting time including hall tour, questions and policy/contract review.


Includes: paper cups and stir sticks; cream, milk and sugar; assorted teas.

6-10 Cups: $20.00

30-60 Cups: $80.00

60-100 Cups: $100.00

Prices do not include HST. Amount of cups depends on service size


Website: Our website gets thousands of hits each month and is continually growing in popularity. The website includes an event page with ticket information and artist web links.

Electronic Newsletter: The Aeolian sends out an electronic newsletter on a weekly basis to help market events. It has approximately 10,000 subscribers. This is not a guaranteed service and is not part of your rental fee. Please ensure that you are prepared to send us content for our newsletter including copy and images to expedite our inclusion of your event in the newsletter.

Online Ticket Sales: Online ticket sales reach regional audiences through Vendini.com. Links to this service are provided by our website, email newsletter and print materials. Service charges apply for this service.

Printing Services: We provide poster and ticket printing and distribution services at an additional charge.

poster design, $200 plus hst
(when available, please inquire)

8.5 x 11: $0.30 /ea
11 x 17: $0.35 /ea

COLOUR printing

8.5 x 11: $0.55 /ea
11 x 17: $0.95 /ea

Box Office & Ticketing

The Aeolian provides full Box Office services from 10 am till 6 pm Monday to Friday and one hour before showtime. Visa, Mastercard, Debit and cash sales are offered as well as online sales. Ticketing fees will be assessed as part of event settlement.


All prices are subject to change. Prices quoted on the official signed contract will supersede website pricing. Aeolian Hall reserves the right to require a minimum number of rental hours. Additional charges may apply and will be discussed as part of the rental contract process. HST will be charged as required. Special Events Liability Insurance ($2 million) is required and is the sole responsibility of the renter. Proof of insurance will be required with signed contract to confirm the event booking.

Our house is your house. If you would like information about renting the Aeolian Hall or Cronyn Education Campus:


We cannot confirm availability of rental dates or pricing or consider a rental possibility until the application has been reviewed by our Production team – typically not longer than 2 business days after receipt of the application.


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Rent The Aeolian

The Aeolian is a beautiful, unique, award-winning location to host your event.

While particularly renowned for its acoustic/live music presentations, the Aeolian is a versatile facility and can host all sorts of events from weddings and parties to conferences and fundraisers.

Give to Culture

Explore the arts. Support your community. Discover yourself.

The Aeolian relies heavily upon a strong base of community support that benefits many projects and events. All contributions, whether small or large, make a huge difference and will help sustain The Aeolian Musical Arts Association’s mission and future.